Healthy chickens lay delicious eggs, and you get healthy chickens from high quality chicken feed. Finding the ideal feed with the correct nutritional balance is essential and the experts at The Grooming Place Pet Shop in Chester are here to help you.
Chickens will consume anything from grain to bugs, and even animal products depending on how small the pieces are. Additionally, they need a varied variety of nutrients in order to not only lay eggs but lay eggs that are nutritionally dense.
Chick starter and grower feeds are packed with calories, especially from healthy protein - to help your chicks grow, strengthening their immune systems, and improving their general health and wellness. Grower feed is vital for healthy chickens.
Layer feed has a various nutritional structure that includes more calcium to stimulate proper egg creation in newly laying hens.
Flock raiser offers a well balanced nutrition when you have a blended flock of chickens. It's easier to use and still gives great nutrition.
Crumble and pellets are usually the main presentation of flock raiser food, as it's simple for chicks and chickens alike to consume and absorb.
Shell grit has 2 purposes - one, it assists the gizzard break down food properly, and two, it adds added calcium to your chicken's diet. Calcium is required for proper nutrition regardless, but it's particularly essential for egg-laying chickens.
Cracked corn isn't a great feed - it's calorie-dense but not big on nutrition. Regardless, it's a nice treat for your chickens, it's rather affordable and in a pinch, it can be used to feed your chickens if you've got absolutely nothing else on hand.
If you have chicken concerns, we've got the solutions. At The Grooming Place Pet Shop, we understand chickens. It's our pleasure to serve the Chester area, and with years of expertise and dedication to raising healthy chicken. You can trust us to offer the very best products for your flock. Give us a call at (410) 643-8760 or come see us at our store and let us help you feed your chickens the ideal food for their needs.